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Source: Polish Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Kardiol Pol Source Type: research
Authors: Drewek R, Mirea L, Touresian P, Adelson PD Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe and compare the treatment of acute asthma exacerbations in children seen in the emergency department (ED) and admitted to acute care floor in the hospital or intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS: Retrospective chart review of visits for acute exacerbation of asthma treated at Phoenix Children's Hospital between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016. RESULTS: A total of 287 asthma exacerbation cases were identified including 106 (37%) ED visits, 134 (47%) hospital floor and 47 (16%) ICU admissions. History of a previous ED visi...
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
Conclusion Plasma leptin in individuals with chronic SCI is inversely associated with FEV1, and FVC, independently of SCI level and severity and other covariates. This finding suggests that plasma leptin may contribute to reduced pulmonary function in chronic SCI. Level of Evidence Level II
Source: PMandR - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
BABIES born to obese mothers are 30 per cent more likely to have chest problems associated with asthma in later life, new research shows.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2017 Source:Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports Author(s): Moo Cho, Charles Snyder, Douglas Rivard, Joel Lim Esophageal diverticula in the pediatric population are rare. The etiologies and presentations can vary widely which can make it difficult to diagnose without imaging or direct visualization. We are reporting a case of a 14-year-old male with history of asthma, anorexia, weight loss, and chest discomfort. CXR findings of mediastinal widening prompted a more extensive evaluation. He was found to have two esophageal diverticula, phlegmonous changes, and osteomyelitis ...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: November 2017 Source:Phytochemistry, Volume 143 Author(s): Chiang-Hsiang Chen, Tsong-Long Hwang, Li-Chai Chen, Tsung-Hsien Chang, Chun-Sheng Wei, Jih-Jung Chen The fruits of Psoralea corylifolia, known as Psoraleae Fructus (Buguzhi in Chinese), are traditionally used for the treatment of spermatorrhea, nephritis, asthma, pollakiuria, and various inflammatory diseases. Three previously undescribed isoflavone derivatives, 7-O-methylcorylifol A, 7-O-isoprenylcorylifol A, and 7-O-isoprenylneobavaisoflavone, have been isolated from the fruits of P. corylifolia, together with 9 known compounds. The struct...
Source: Phytochemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsAssociation between periodontitis and severe asthma was observed. Further investigation is required to determine the direction of this relationship. It may be causal, but it may also be a consequence of the immunopathological process that characterizes asthma, or else, consequence of the medication used for treatment.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Oral Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In contrast to guideline recommendations, few inner-city children with high asthma morbidity in this sample had seen asthma specialists. Efforts are needed to ensure that inner-city children with asthma are receiving guideline recommended asthma specialty care. PMID: 28813166 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- Asthma is most common respiratory disease, COPD is most deadly
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news
We describe a case of an extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) in an HIV‐positive child. An 11‐ year‐old, HIV‐infected female patient, on antiretroviral therapy since 2010, was referred with difficult to control asthma and bronchiectasis. The lesion was identified on CT chest following persisting reduced air entry and unilateral wheezing on the right. Rigid bronchoscopy identified a large pedunculated fleshy mass in the right main bronchus. Biopsy revealed it to be a plasmacytoma. Right main bronchus sleeve resection was done with complete removal of the tumor. Histology confirmed it to be a solitary plasmacytoma local...
Source: Pediatric Pulmonology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
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